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  • Southwest bag workers to protest at 16 airports

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DENVER — Baggage handlers for Southwest Airlines are protesting the company's slide in on-time performance. Workers plan to do informational picketing and hand out leaflets to passengers Tuesday at 16 airports across the country on Tuesday, including Denver, Dallas, Seattle and Los...

  • AAA forecasts big travel season in Michigan

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA says more than 3 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season. The projections released Tuesday are an increase of nearly 5 percent from the 2.8 million people who traveled last year during...

  • Korean Air to be sanctioned for nut rage cover-up

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's transport ministry said Korean Air Lines Co. will face sanctions for pressuring employees to lie during a government probe into the nut rage fiasco that highlighted the tyrannical behavior of a top Korean business family. The ministry said...

  • Coroner IDs man accused in Vegas bus shooting

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wounded security guard shot and killed a public transit passenger who opened fire when he was kicked off a bus on the Las Vegas Strip early Monday morning, police said. The Clark County coroner's office identified the passenger as 35-year-old Christopher Gene...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    ___ Memories of financial crisis fading as risks rise WASHINGTON (AP) — The lessons of the financial crisis may already be fading from memory. Last week, Congress acted to loosen the regulation of the high-risk investments that ignited the 2008 crisis. Housing regulators cut minimum...

  • Colorado resort towns worry over marijuana perception

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BRECKENRIDGE — Business is booming in Colorado's mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot. But there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially...

  • Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries. Here are some suggestions from among dozens of unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an...

  • Rich fun on a low budget: South Beach side streets

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The fashion runway that is Lincoln Road. The skin and eccentricities displayed under neon lights on Ocean Drive. The crowds club-hopping up and down Washington Ave. The main drags of South Beach are on every tourist's itinerary. And they should be — they're...

  • Grant received for displaying miniature portraits

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston will use a $150,000 grant for a gallery to display its renowned collection of miniature portrait paintings. The museum announced on Monday that it has received a grant from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation for...

  • Smithsonian completes digitization of Asian art

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution's Asian art museums have completed an effort to digitize their entire collections and plan to release the images online in 2015. On Monday, the Freer Gallery of Art and Sackler Gallery announced the museums will release their collections...

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